These hands-on perimeter activities are a great way to teach for deep and conceptual understanding!

Hands On Perimeter - Ashleigh's Education Journey

Comparison subtraction: Signal phrases

Comparison Subtraction Signal Phrases -

Measurement in Science: tools and resources from The Science Penguin

Time to Teach: Measurement in Science — The Science Penguin

Literally "Walking through Math Problems": Great for any student who struggles with explaining their thinking

Math Processing Breakdowns * The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

Anchor chart for Shape Multiplication - EASY!

Caffeine Queen Teacher Blog

A look at how splitting my math block in half increased my students' engagement and helped me differentiate to meet their needs.

A Look at my Math Block - Tales from Outside the Classroom

Blog post & Freebie! Rounding using number lines in interactive notebooks - 4th grade CCSS

Teaching Rounding

organize differentiated math groups

How to Plan & Organize Differentiated Math Groups - Math Tech Connections

5 awesome and FREE online websites for math manipulatives. Perfect for modeling thinking during math mini-lessons and number talks!

Online Math Manipulatives

Great idea! Create a teacher's notebook for science and math that is a model of what the kiddos should have in their notebooks.

dandelions and dragonflies: Interactively Math!

FREE fraction review activities to complete with a deck of cards.

5 Ways to Prevent Summer Slide in Upper Elementary - Teaching to Inspire with Jennifer Findley

Teaching Students How to Justify Answers in Math Anchor Chart - Also grab a free printable version of this on this post

Teaching Students How to Justify Answers in Math - Teaching to Inspire with Jennifer Findley

One Lesson at a Time: Writing 6-Digit Numbers in Expanded Form....a graphic organizer to help students understand! (free in the post)

One Lesson at a Time

Making Sense of Word Problems - teaching students to understand, rather than just add all the numbers up.

One Lesson at a Time

Recycled Boxes Trash to Treasure

Teacher Blog Spot

Colored plastic wrap, quartered, placed over clock to show fractions, quarter hours, etc.


Try this simple math challenge with students. Easy to prepare but will really make them think!

Math to Make Them Think!

A Hands-On Area and Perimeter Project - lots of light-bulb moments as students explored the connections between tiling and multiplication!

One Lesson at a Time

FREE decomposing area activity!

End of the Year Countdown & a Freebie - Ashleigh's Education Journey

Hundreds Chart Rules {Freebie!}

One Lesson at a Time

Students add up points as they toss bean bags. So many other math ideas you can use with these.

Party Games

Math Coach's Corner: Extending Multiplication to Larger Numbers

Math Coach's Corner

Regrouping: The Struggle is Real

One Lesson at a Time

Multiplying by Multiples of 10 {3.NBT.3} - Teaching kids to understand the concept without just relying on the "trick of the zeros".

One Lesson at a Time

Introducing variables with pictures. Great way to make algebraic thinking more concrete.

Mrs. White's 6th Grade Math Blog